Rep. Matt Gaetz has injured James Comey because of his "selective amnesia" during his testimony before the house justice committee of the house.
The former FBI director spent six hours in front of lawmakers on Friday to comment on issues, including his handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation, the emergence of the investigation in Russia, and alleged bias in the office.
On Friday, Gaetz (R-Fla.) Said that he was particularly interested in Comey's answers to questions about his conversation with the president in June 2017. Trump, in which Comey believes Trump has obstructed the judiciary by he referred to the investigation by Michael Flynn.
"Once Comey finishes with the President, he prepares a memo and then meets with his senior team at the FBI, he could not tell us who was in the room that was out of the room," said Gaetz, adding that Comey did not disclose which senior officials, such as Andrew McCabe or Bill Priestap, were thinking about the possible disability. Turley: Co Hena, Manafort Filings Show Feds & # 39; try to sack Donald Trump & # 39;
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"That makes us problematic because we want to get an idea of what people's view was at this particular critical moment," explained Gaetz.
He added that it was "bizarre," Comey thought "The President of the United States could have committed a crime, but he did not share that with anyone above him in the chain of command of the Department of Justice, such as then Attorney General Jeff Sessions or Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein."
"If only with your subordinates speaking, it's unlike making something that you believe is ripe enough for a critical decision, "he said.
Gaetz said it was also" quite unthinkable "for Comey to claim he did not know that then FBI Advocate General James Baker had ever owned the Infame a nti Trump dossier.
"The director of the FBI somehow knows nothing about it. Another case of selective amnesia.
It is expected that the House Judiciary Committee will release a copy of the Comey interview on Saturday, and Comey has said he will return to Capitol Hill later this month.
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